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 Post subject: Reunion at Freudesheim
PostPosted: 01 Mar 2021, 23:03 
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Hello everyone! I feel I’ve been away quite as long as Grizel. Hope everyone is doing well and coping during the pandemic. Hopefully it will soon be over.

Who’s still around who remembers me? :D


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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I'm here, too.

I imagine Freudesheim is sufficiently large for suitable social distancing. Has anybody told Bruno about that?

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Thanks for coming back :D .

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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I remember you Mia.


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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Welcome back, Mia!


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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It is shocking that my most recent Gather attendance was in *cough* 2010, but yes, Mia, I even remember whodunnit in that mystery you organized. (Sadly, I can't remember what she'd done.)

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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Hello, Mia - yes, there are still some of us around.


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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Kathy_S wrote:
It is shocking that my most recent Gather attendance was in *cough* 2010, but yes, Mia, I even remember whodunnit in that mystery you organized. (Sadly, I can't remember what she'd done.)


Kathy the last Gather was in 2013 :(

Welcome back Mia

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
PostPosted: 03 Mar 2021, 16:30 
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Hello Mia, I'm still here too - nice to see you again :-)

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Hey Mia!

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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Caroline OSullivan wrote:
Kathy the last Gather was in 2013 :(

I'm sorry to hear that :(
I was thinking one might work out post-pandemic, though too-much-ocean-in-the-way is always a complication.

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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I remember you too, Mia :)

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It’s nice to hear from everyone!

Kathy, it’s such a regret that I lost that murder mystery when my laptop died! It was based on The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie and I changed the characters and setting.

Our Gathers were so fun. I’d love to go to another one, after the pandemic.


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
PostPosted: 19 Mar 2021, 23:42 
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We didn’t have much conversation but I remember you! I enjoyed the 2013 gather, was very sad there were not more.

ETA and I enjoyed your stories too, of course!

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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
PostPosted: 02 Apr 2021, 17:41 
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Thank you!

Glad everyone is doing well, especially during this awful pandemic.


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 Post subject: Re: Reunion at Freudesheim
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Hi! I remember you as well Mia. Popped in to read a drabble in the archives and come hunting to see what's happening. Hope everyone is ok.

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